Books tagged: steam locomotives

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1872 Chicago, Illinois Fireman Directory
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
The Obedience of Fools
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Series: The Grange. Price: Free! Words: 76,460. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A secret long hidden, the record tucked away in a notebook, and someone thinks that it is the key to a valuable commodity. Hidden away, spirited away when steam disappeared and diesels took command of the rails. Alfred Burke knows the details and they are valuable, in his head or encrypted into his notebook is irrelevant. There are those who want them